Quotes by virtue
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American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. 1835-1922
A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.Source: Real Man (1993)
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
French Writer 1651-1715
Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.Source: Tractatus Politicus
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue!
Who would not be that youth? What pity is it
That we can die but once to serve our country!
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
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